What does rainmaker mean?

Definitions for rainmakerˈreɪnˌmeɪ kər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rainmaker.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rainmaker(noun)

    executive who is very successful in bringing in business to his company or firm

  2. rainmaker(noun)

    American Indian medicine man who attempt to make it rain


  1. rainmaker(Noun)

    A native american medicine man who induces rain by rituals.

  2. rainmaker(Noun)

    A person who induces rainfall through scientific methods (i.e. silver iodide cloud seeding).

  3. rainmaker(Noun)

    (figurative) An employee of a company who creates a large amount of unexpected business, consistently brings in money at critical times, or brings in markedly more money than his or her co-workers, thereby "floating their salaries".

  4. rainmaker(Noun)

    (figurative) An investor in sick or start-up business ventures.

  5. rainmaker(Noun)

    (figurative) An executive or lawyer with exceptional ability to attract clients, use political connections, or increase profits, etc.

  6. rainmaker(Noun)

    A batted ball that is hit very high into the air.


  1. Rainmaker

    "Rainmaker" is the 37th single released by Iron Maiden. It is the second single from their 13th studio album Dance of Death.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rainmaker in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rainmaker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emily Thornton:

    It's definitely the biggest rainmaker we've had.

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